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Expressive security policy rules using layered conceptual graphs

Expressive security policy rules using layered conceptual graphs
Expressive security policy rules using layered conceptual graphs
A method must be provided to support the analysis of security policy rules interdependencies in a (possibly distributed) environment. We propose a Conceptual Graphs based language that will allow us to represent the structure of information and to employ reasoning for consistency checking. We motivate our choice of language by the gained expressivity, the potential for depicting policy associations rigourously and by associated reasoning capabilities. We explain our approach in the context of security requirements for medical systems. We evaluate our work theoretically, by means of an example of a real world policy rule.
conceptual graphs, layered conceptual graphs, policy rules
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Croitoru, Madalina
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Croitoru, Madalina, Xiao, Liang, Dupplaw, David and Lewis, Paul (2008) Expressive security policy rules using layered conceptual graphs. [in special issue: The 27th SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence] Knowledge-Based Systems, 21 (3), 209-216. (doi:10.1016/j.knosys.2007.11.006).

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A method must be provided to support the analysis of security policy rules interdependencies in a (possibly distributed) environment. We propose a Conceptual Graphs based language that will allow us to represent the structure of information and to employ reasoning for consistency checking. We motivate our choice of language by the gained expressivity, the potential for depicting policy associations rigourously and by associated reasoning capabilities. We explain our approach in the context of security requirements for medical systems. We evaluate our work theoretically, by means of an example of a real world policy rule.

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e-pub ahead of print date: 23 November 2007
Published date: April 2008
Venue - Dates: The Twenty-seventh SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI'07), 2007-11-23
Keywords: conceptual graphs, layered conceptual graphs, policy rules
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 265637
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/265637
PURE UUID: c4b73974-3186-46b4-9827-0a1efc0833f7

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Date deposited: 28 Apr 2008 15:37
Last modified: 20 Nov 2021 08:13

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Author: Madalina Croitoru
Author: Liang Xiao
Author: David Dupplaw
Author: Paul Lewis

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